Damien Noonan

Moorland, farmland and brickworks – a history of Aberlady in mud and clay

The ‘Ballincrieff Brick and Tile Works’ stood next to the main road between Aberlady and Haddington. For roughly a century, it produced not just bricks and roofing tiles, but more importantly field drains, which helped to shape the farming landscape we know today. William Forrest’s map of Haddingtonshire, 1799, showing ‘Luffness Muir’ (top right) and …

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